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The British Empire 1815-1914 - Access to History
The British Empire 1815-1914 - Access to History
McDonough, Frank
This volume examines the major themes and events in British colonial history in the light of recent historical research, to provide an introduction to the topic. The book sets the Empire within a broad historical context and not only explains its evolution and expansion in Africa and Asia, but also considers its impact on British politics, popular culture and society. The book features summary diagrams and advice for students on note taking and examination skills. It identifies and considers the main areas of historiographical controversy, and examines the balance sheet of the Empire, discussing the costs and benefits for British society and her imperial colonies....
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